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In communities around the nation, RWJF is working to develop leaders from different backgrounds and disciplines. We position them at the forefront of evidence and research and help them become key ambassadors for health and drivers of change.

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Read expert perspectives and the latest research from RWJF to explore the opportunities and complexities of this topic.

Featured Initiatives

RWJF funds many initiatives in support of our vision for a Culture of Health. For this focus area, these initiatives were selected to demonstrate grantmaking that is helping us achieve the greatest impact.  

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Clinical Scholars

Clinical Scholars is a leadership opportunity for practitioners from diverse fields of healthcare. Through intensive learning, mentoring, and networking, this program develops fellows across health care settings and disciplines to create leaders of transformational change.

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Culture of Health Leaders

Culture of Health Leaders supports pioneers and change-makers across all sectors to address health equity and move communities and organizations toward Building a Culture of Health.

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Health Policy Research Scholars

Health Policy Research Scholars invests in scholars from historically marginalized backgrounds who can help shape policy toward a Culture of Health through research and leadership.

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Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders equips teams of researchers and community partners to apply advanced leadership skills and rigorous research in meeting pressing community health needs.

Leadership Participant and Alumni Resources

Clinical Scholars Alumni Verification

To verify that an individual physician was an RWJF Clinical Scholar for the purposes of hospital credentials or licensure, please review the list of names of former Clinical Scholars.

Communications Planning Tool

The tool is designed to help you create and implement a proactive plan. It will help you engage more intentionally and strategically in times of urgency and changing circumstances. And it should complement other communication planning tools and training you may have received. If you already have a communications plan, reviewing this tool might help you add new insights and dimensions to it.